Rugby

Hong Kong win inaugural Emirates Nations Cup

Hong Kong romped to a 37-3 win over Brazil after being contained in the first half to win the inaugural Emirates Airline Cup of Nations rugby tournament at The Sevens on Friday.

HSBC and Cathay unveil joint sponsorship of HK Sevens

Iconic Asian brands HSBC (HSBA.L) (0005.HK) and Cathay Pacific (0293.HK) will join forces to co-promote the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens tournament from next year in a new sponsorship deal announced on Wednesday.


Japan outclass Hong Kong in Five Nations rugby

Japan marked an emotional return to the Asian Five Nations with a 45-22 away victory over Hong Kong, as they began their World Cup preparations with glimpses of free-flowing rugby.

Hong Kong upset Kazakhstan in Five Nations

Hong Kong recorded a surprise win away to Kazakhstan in the Asian Five Nations rugby tournament on Saturday, while newly-promoted Sri Lanka fought to a draw against the United Arab Emirates.


New Zealand dominates England, captures Hong Kong Sevens' top prize

The All Blacks stood up in the three-day tournament, which featured 24 teams across five continents. New Zealand went undefeated in the group stages before beating Portugal (33-5), Fiji (19-14), and England in the Cup tournament.

7 reasons to love the Hong Kong Sevens

It's the most anticipated sporting event of the year, with good reason. Seven good reasons, in fact


Draw announced for Hong Kong Women's Sevens

The women's teams of Russia, Philippines and Chinese Taipei will all make their debuts at the Hong Kong Sevens after the draw was announced for the 10-team event.

Asian 5 Nations to visit Hong Kong

LateRooms Ltd 10.03.2011
Asian 5 Nations to visit Hong Kong

The Asian 5 Nations rugby tournament is to make its way to Hong Kong in April. As part of the 2011 competition, Hong Kong Football Club will host the game between Hong Kong and Japan on April 30th.


Hong Kong Sevens draw unveiled

SuperSport.com 18.02.2011
Hong Kong Sevens draw unveiled

The Official Draw for the 24-team Hong Kong Sevens was on Thursday at Exchange Square in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Rugby Sevens Sells Out

Boxscore News 25.01.2011
Hong Kong Rugby Sevens Sells Out

The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union has announced that after Saturday’s successful ticket sale, the Cathay Pacific/Credit Suisse Hong Kong Sevens is now officially sold out.


Japan stormed into the quarter-finals of the men's rugby sevens, seeing off rivals Hong Kong along the way.

Hong Kong triumph at Borneo Sevens

Hong Kong won the Borneo Sevens title on Sunday, beating Japan 31-28 in the second of two ranking events in the ARFU Asian Rugby Sevens Series, giving them momentum heading into the Asian Games in Guangzhou on 21-23 November.


Dan Carter's substitution against the Wallabies was pre-ordained during a meeting at halftime.

The knives were out in New Zealand Sunday for replacement flyhalf Stephen Donald who was branded the principal villain in the All Blacks 24-26 loss to the Wallabies in Hong Kong.

Little interest in Hong Kong test

Radio Sport 25.10.2010
Little interest in Hong Kong test

There is little interest in Hong Kong ahead of this Saturday's fourth Bledisloe Cup test with only 25,000 tickets sold.


Lions to play Barbarians in Hong Kong in 2013

The British and Irish Lions will break new ground in 2013 by playing a game in Hong Kong for the first time.

Hong Kong Bledisloe rugby test confirmed despite poor sales

The fourth Bledisloe Cup Test between New Zealand and Australia will go ahead in Hong Kong next month despite sluggish ticket sales, both teams said.


Hong Kong Bledisloe Cup Rugby Test Will Go Ahead Oct. 30, Organizers Say

Next month’s Bledisloe Cup rugby Test between Australia and New Zealand in Hong Kong will go ahead as planned following reports the match may be moved because of poor ticket sales, local organizers said.

Iranian women's rugby team take to the field wearing modesty-preserving headscarves and tracksuits

If the rugby-playing women of Iran's national sevens team had cauliflower ears, no-one could tell. Kitted out in tight-fitting headscarves and full tracksuits to protect their modesty, the players caused quite a stir when they played in Europe for...


Hong Kong wants Lions match in 2013

Reuters Africa 01.08.2010
Hong Kong wants Lions match in 2013

The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) has held preliminary talks about hosting a British and Irish Lions match before the tour of Australia in 2013, local media reported on Saturday.

Bledisloe Cup to be staged in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union has confirmed that it will host a Bledisloe Cup match in October.



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